- classical guitars
Daniel Gil de Avalle is a Spanish luthier of the Granadine tradition of guitar-making. He uses traditional construction methods with carefully selected of wood from many parts of the world including Brazil, Indian rosewood, Mediterranean cypress, German spruce, cedar from Honduras, ebony from Madagascar, bird’s eye maple, maple, coral wood, snakewood and various others. The wood is air-dried for between 10 and 30 years. Gil de Avalle uses traditional natural glues and hand made varnishes using shellac.